Or3 blue plus or Sky blue?

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I use the OR2 blue plus with my Kessil's and really like the combo, but I would swap them out for OR3 blue sky in a heartbeat. The blue sky's seem to be a much more blended/uniform spectrum compared to the blue plus. I'm going back to halides and will most likely use my Kessil's as dawn/dusk before the halides kick on/off, but I'm really considering using 3 blue sky's instead? Especially with the higher mounting height of the halides.
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I have had both or3 bars and prefer the sky blue. Better fluorescence and more uniform color (as stated above) . The orpheks have a narrow band and need to be mounted high. Reef brite is better for mounting lower.

If you have an sps dominant tank , I recommend adding a couple t5 instead of or in addition to the led bars. Acros love T5, but the blue leds do look better to my eyes.
 

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I use the OR2 blue plus with my Kessil's and really like the combo, but I would swap them out for OR3 blue sky in a heartbeat. The blue sky's seem to be a much more blended/uniform spectrum compared to the blue plus. I'm going back to halides and will most likely use my Kessil's as dawn/dusk before the halides kick on/off, but I'm really considering using 3 blue sky's instead? Especially with the higher mounting height of the halides.
OR3 Blue Sky Par Measurement DaniReef
you went back to halides , I just did, Corals react better, but it lacks a bit of pop, thinking to add two orphek bars
 
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Yeah, I’m in the process of switching back soon. The OR3’s will definitely add the pop you’re looking for.
not sure if it is the best solution after I just read this :
 

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